•We organize tenants. Please contact us to get help negotiating with your landlord or management company.
•We organize buildings. Many buildings have low-income housing, disabled housing and section 8 together. We help all tenants and we help them get recognized by BHA.
•We work with landlords who are having problems with tenants. We help them find the best solution for everyone.
•We sponsor group classes to educate people about the different types of Section 8 vouchers and to inform people of the rights and services to which they are entitled.
•Although we cannot issue vouchers, we can provide information about how to apply for vouchers.
•Contact us if you would like to schedule a class.
•We can also help you find classes in Basic English and U.S. citizenship.
•We advocate before state and federal legislators about the needs of section 8 tenants.
•We teach people how to advocate for themselves.
•We teach tenants how to talk to their landlord without feeling intimidated.
•We show tenants how to communicate and organize with other people in their building to advocate for programs and services families need.
Get in Touch With S8TI
Office Phone: 617-942-7568
30 Bickford Street, 2nd Floor, Jamaica Plain, Ma 02130
Upcoming Events & Meetings
Section 8 Resources
BHA Section 8 Residents
Information on your rights as a tenant, education and assistance with the application process, tenant-landlord negotiation, or help organizing within your building.
In-State Non-BHA Section 8 Residents
Referrals and resources for voucher programs outside of the BHA portfolio. This is helpful for residents that are navigating non-BHA programs.
Outside of Massachusetts - Section 8 Residents
Information and questions related to relocation to Massachusetts. This section is helpful for out-of state residents looking for information to move their Housing Voucher in a new location.